Snapper – Opakapaka

Snapper – Opakapaka

Pristipomoides Filamentosus

Market Name(s): Paka Pink Snapper Hawaiian Snapper

Primary Source(s): Hawaii

Season: Caught year-round in the Hawaiian Islands, there is a distinct peak in landings during the winter season (October-February), particularly in the fishery around the main Hawaiian Islands.

Size Range:  up to 15 lbs

vertical hook-and-line gear.